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Applying for Nanoengineering

Our Nanoengineering admissions follow the NC A&T SU graduate school admissions process.

Applying for Nanoscience

Program Admission Requirements:Get Graduate info for Nanoscience Program at UNCG

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a focus area related to nanoscience (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering). All official transcripts must be submitted to the Graduate School and will be evaluated by the graduate school to confirm their undergraduate performance satisfies this requirement.
  2. Satisfactory academic standing as an undergraduate. This corresponds to a “B” (3.0 GPA) average or better in the undergraduate major and in courses prerequisite as a minimum, completed calculus through differential equations (Calculus I & II).
  3. Satisfactory test score for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing). There is no minimum-score requirement as the GRE is only one aspect of the applicant’s overall qualifications. Higher scores are always better, of course. TOEFL (or IELTS) is required for international applicants.

In addition to the application materials (copies of test scores, official transcripts, and recommendation letters), required by The Graduate School, applicants must submit a personal statement indicating their interest in the program and a current Curriculum Vitae. 

Our Nanoscience admissions follows the UNCG graduate school admissions process.   All applications materials should be submitted through UNCG graduate school.

Questions about the graduate program should be directed to the Director of Graduate Studies Dr. Hemali Rathnayake (see below for contact information)

For assistance in the application process please contact:

Nanoscience                                                          Nanoengineering
Director of Graduate Studies
                                  Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Hemali Rathnayake                                           Dr. Lifeng Zhang
Tel: +1 (336) 285-2860                                           Tel: +1 (336) 285-2875

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